Top of the props: Rathlin O’Birne Island, whose sale includes two lighthouse keeper’s cottages but not the lighthouse

The poet John Donne may have been right in observing that no man is an island, but plenty of people wouldn’t mind living on one, judging by the five m(...)

The Carmelite order is leaving its convent in Delgany, Co Wicklow, after 175 years

With more than 2,000 new homes planned for Greystones and its environs in the coming years, it looks as though the Carmelite order of nuns has decided(...)